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Assistant Manager

Company Name: Fred Meyer and Littman Jewelers
Position Type: Employee
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Position Summary:

Learn the functional managerial roles and responsibilities of operating a jewelry store. Assist the store manager and in their absence, act as supervisor for the location. Maximize financial performance of the store and assist the store manager to achieve growth and sales targets by successfully managing and motivating sales team. Create an emotional connection between Fred Meyer Jewelers and our customers through engagement and communication during every shopping occasion in store and online. Achieve personal sales targets. Demonstrate the company’s core values of respect, honesty, integrity, diversity, inclusion and safety.
Essential Job Functions:

Model Customer 1st behavior; deliver and encourage other associates to deliver excellent customer service
Maintain profitability of location through sales and proper shrink and expense control
Achieve personal sales targets by turning every customers life’s meaningful moments into a celebration by offering a fine jewelry experience that is approachable, special and lasting
Support store manager in the training and development of sales professionals; follow-up on initial onboarding training of new team members
Achieve personal targets for measurables that drive sales such as credit applications, protection plan and Diamond Design Parties
Foster life-long emotional connections with customers by clienteling
Support the coordination of the operations functions
Display merchandise and promotional materials in accordance with corporate merchandising plans
Advise customers on quality, cuts, and/or value of jewelry and gems and assist in selecting mountings and settings for gems
Provide product knowledge, features and benefits to customers when presenting merchandise
Estimate repairs and inspect/clean customers’ jewelry
Perform watch battery replacements and band adjustments
Suggest designs for custom jewelry
Follow receiving and processing procedures
Maintain overstock/understock conditions to retain ordering system integrity
Maintain daily/weekly sales and take appropriate action
Respond to customer comments/complaints
Complete customer incident and associate incident/accident report forms
Participate in inventory process
Complete case counts
Assist with and process time and attendance
Develop staff scheduling and enter weekly work schedule for associates
Maintain flexibility to work any shift, including weekends and holidays
Maintain flexibility to travel to other stores to assist with staffing needs on an occasional basis
Assist with special maintenance arrangements for location
Must be able to perform the essential functions of this position with or without reasonable accommodation
Minimum Position Qualifications/Education: 

High school diploma or general education degree (GED), plus a minimum of 6 months Fred Meyer experience
1 year of jewelry sales experience or combination of relevant education and experience
Minimum 18 years of age
Ability to pass drug test
Maintain confidentiality
Accuracy/attention to detail
Ability to organize/prioritize tasks/projects
Diamond Council of America (DCA) courses completed within a year from being hired to this position
Desired Previous Job Experience:

Knowledge of Fred Meyer Jewelers policies, procedures
Management experience
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, First Place, Act , Intranet
Experience directing/participating on project teams
Education Level: High School Diploma/ GED Required
Required Certifications/Licenses: None
Position Type: Full-Time 
Shift(s): [[mfield4]]
Regions: West

Jobs at Fred Meyer Jewelers: Based in Portland, Oregon with over 325 stores across the United States, Fred Meyer Jewelers offers employment opportunities in Sales, Store Management, Regionals Supervision as well as opportunities in our division office in merchandise, store operations, marketing, eCommerce, real estate development and administrative support.  We are always searching for individuals who share our vision of: turning life’s occasions into celebrations with a timeless gift of fine jewelry. If you want to help make fine jewelry as relevant, exciting and accessible to as many people possible every day, you have found a home and the right opportunity with Fred Meyer Jewelers.
Company Overview
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Kroger, one of the world’s largest retailers, employs more than 339,000 associates who serve customers in 2,425 supermarkets and multi-department stores in 31 states under two dozen local banner names including Kroger, City Market, Dillons, Jay C, Food 4 Less, Fred Meyer, Fry's, King Soopers, QFC, Ralphs and Smith's. The company also operates 789 convenience stores, 337 fine jewelry stores, 1,109 supermarket fuel centers and 38 food processing plants in the U.S. Kroger also operates over 80 “The Little Clinic” retail healthcare sites inside select Kroger, King Sooper and Fry’s stores.

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